CFA Leads on Defence of Biocides to Protect Food Safety and Hygiene

As reported in the CFA’s winter 2015 newsletter two technical reviews into the use of biocides are impacting on the availability of the effective disinfectants vital to assure food hygiene through the food chain. In response to the reviews CFA is leading the industry group which is developing guidance on the use of biocides in cleaning and disinfection, and leading lobbying at UK and with the EC. Read press coverage of the story in Food Manufacture. Concerns raised Biocides in disinfectants and sanitisers are used routinely both in food production and in the home to prevent microbiological contamination of our food. They […]

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CFA’s Chilled Resources Feature in Sainsbury’s Waste less, Save more campaign

CFA has been working in partnership with Sainsbury’s to supply bespoke fridge thermometers to residents in South Derbyshire as part of the retailer’s Waste less, Save more campaign. Sainsbury’s created their own version of the fridge thermometers that CFA offers through its Chilled Education programme. The thermometers provide customers with a simple reminder to check their fridges are at the right temperature for storing fresh food to avoid unnecessary waste. Some 15,000 ‘Waste less, Save more’ fridge thermometers are now checking the temperature in domestic fridges in Swadlincote and the surrounding areas. Many of these customers will be contacted in a […]

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CFA Supports Courtauld 2025 Leading the World in Sustainability

CFA is a founding signatory of waste reduction and sustainability charity WRAP’s Courtauld 2025 (C2025) Commitment. The Commitment brings together food organisations – from producer to consumer – in a 10 year voluntary agreement to make food and drink production and consumption more sustainable. Its targets include: 20% reduction in food and drink waste in the UK; 20% reduction in greenhouse gas intensity of food and drink consumed in the UK and a reduction in the impact associated with water use in the supply chain. CFA Director Kaarin Goodburn explains: “Chilled prepared food has an excellent track record in sustainability, […]

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